Chellappa
Opinion

How the Nayan wedding event holds a mirror to our society

Tamil weddings are often chaotic family affairs but the Vignesh Shivan, Nayan wedding was a carefully orchestrated and controlled media event where the media wasn’t invited. Top stars were in attendance. From Rajinikanth through Shah Rukh Khan and Mani Ratnam, all the fellow celebrities were...

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Nayan wedding
Politics

The only identity of Ilaiyaraja — music

Every Tamil seeking solace often turns to Ilaiyaraja songs. This may sound an exaggeration but has an element of truth, for Ilaiyaraja’s music rules the hearts and minds of Tamils. In the last few days, however, his writing has ruled media space in Tamil Nadu. The preface Ilaiyaraja wrote for a...

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Opinion

The unhealthy dominance of Red Giant, Sun Pictures

Vijay's Beast, produced by Sun Pictures and distributed by Red Giant Movies, has created a very audible buzz among people. Fans and others are eager to see what the latest movie has to offer. Brisk sales of tickets are being reported. Vijay fans are hoping Beast will get past Valimai’s ticket...

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Culture

Bigg Boss Simbu brings controversy, and fun too

Bigg Boss Simbu was the big news in entertainment this week. It was a surprise choice by Vijay TV but probably an experiment well worth it. Five seasons of Bigg Boss only had the viewers asking for more. Their thirst for entertainment hadn't yet been quenched apparently. Bigg Boss Ultimate with...

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